Internship Series: Crayons to Computers

Eliza Clark CAS'21 | International Relations Volunteer CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? EC: During the month of August this summer, I volunteered at Crayons to Computers to help them sort through and inventory donations they received for their 2018 Push 4 Pencils campaign. While I was usually sorting, counting ...

Why You Have To Show Up

Honor your commitments and you will go far.  Don't and you get nowhere. My palms were sweaty and my stomach churned. A flash of anger came over me. Why was I in this situation? I hadn't done anything wrong. But two BU students had no-showed to an interview and I was the lucky one who had ...

Internship Series: Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Minnie Bi SAR'20 | Health Sciences Good Health Day Coordinator CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MB: A typical day as the GHD Coordinator includes emailing potential participants and sponsors to come table at Good Health Day, liaising with department heads within CBWCHC, ordering supplies and rentals, applying for NYC ...

Internship Series: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Madison Hardee CAS'19 | Biochemistry Global HIV Research Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MH: This past summer I had the pleasure of working for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in their Division of Global HIV & TB with the International Laboratory Branch. This experience helped expose ...

Making the Most of VMock

By now, you've surely heard of VMock. This new tool available to BU students allows you to upload your resume and get a custom score and improvement plan in seconds. Today more than ever, your resume is entering a competitive world. The CCD works closely with Fortune 500 companies and other top organizations when they ...

Internship Experience: Cummins Engines

Meredith McDuffie CAS'19 | English Data Clerk CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MM: In the summer of 2017 I worked as a data clerk for an engine company called Cummins in the legal department. My daily responsibilities included digitizing archived patents and organizing legal documents. CCD: How did you ...

Internship Series: BU Orientation

Sarah Bickford CAS'19 | Psychology Student Advisor CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? SB: This summer, I worked for BU Orientation as a Student Advisor. I was responsible for working the three-day orientation session and aiding with a variety of student-related activities and programs. Such responsibilities included checking students in, ...

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